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Free SQUILT Lesson: Theme From The Pink Panther


Music appreciation can be such FUN! 

When I was an elementary school music teacher I always tried to pull out the most fun elements in music to attract my youngest listeners! Eventually, after being trained to listen to beautiful music, children are perfectly capable of appreciating and analyzing music for themselves

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Raising Children Who Love Music


Raising Children Who Love Music: practical strategies for non musical parents

Music is a gift.  It is a profound expression of our deepest emotions. 

As a child I didn't realize the value of piano lessons, concerts, and records (am I dating myself?) being played in our home. 

As a parent, however, I am keenly aware that giving our children the gift of music is HUGE.  

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Classical Education: Making the Transition in our Homeschool


Classical Education: Making the Transition in Our Homeschool

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How did our homeschool transition from Interest Led/Charlotte Mason (eclectic, really) to almost 100% Classical?

I've gotten so many emails and questions on social media about how my kids are doing. How are they adjusting to a more rigorous schedule? How have they adapted to a completely different style of learning?

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